Mayde in the moor
(Maid in the moor)

Middle English

Mayde in the mor lay seuenytes fulle
Mayde in the mor lay seuenytes fulle

(Welle) wat was hir mete
þe primerole and þe violet

Wat was hir drynk
þe chelde water of þe welle-sprynk

Wat was hir bowr
þe rede rose and þe lilie flowr

Mayde in the mor lay, seuenytes fulle
Mayde in the mor lay, seuenytes fulle

Modern English:

Maid in the moor lay seven nights long
Maid in the moor lay seven nights long

Well, what was her food?
The primrose and the violet

What was her drink?
The cold water of the well-spring

What was her bed?
The red rose and the lily flower

Maid in the moor lay seven nights long
Maid in the moor lay seven nights long